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2022 Planting Calendar: When to Start Vegetable Seeds | The Old Farmer's Almanac

Planting Calendar for Stony Plain, AB

For the Almanac's fall and spring planting calendars, we've calculated the best time to start seeds indoors, when to transplant young plants outside, and when to direct seed into the ground.

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Planting Dates for Spring

On average, your last spring frost occurs on May 14 (at EDMONTON STONY PLAIN, AB climate station, elevation 2513 feet).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Moon Based on Moon Dates
Start Seeds IndoorsPlant Seedlings
or Transplants
Start Seeds Outdoors
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Apr 30-May 14
Moon Apr 30-May 14
BasilFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost May 14-Jun 4
Moon May 14-15, May 30-Jun 4
N/A
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Apr 30-May 21
Moon May 16-21
Bell PeppersFrost Mar 4-19
Moon Mar 4-18
Frost May 21-Jun 4
Moon May 30-Jun 4
N/A
BroccoliFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost Apr 16-May 7
Moon Apr 16, May 1- 7
N/A
CabbageFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16
N/A
CantaloupesFrost Apr 16-23
Moon Apr 16
Frost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
N/A
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Apr 9-23
Moon Apr 17-23
CauliflowerFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost Apr 16-May 7
Moon Apr 16, May 1- 7
N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 4-19
Moon Mar 4-18
Frost May 21-Jun 4
Moon May 30-Jun 4
N/A
ChivesN/AN/AFrost Apr 16-23
Moon Apr 16
Cilantro (Coriander)N/AN/AFrost May 14-28
Moon May 14-15
CornN/AN/AFrost May 28-Jun 18
Moon May 30-Jun 14
CucumbersFrost Apr 16-23
Moon Apr 16
Frost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
N/A
DillN/AN/AFrost May 14-Jun 18
Moon May 14-15, May 30-Jun 14
EggplantsFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost May 21-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Mar 4-19
Moon Mar 4-18
Frost May 21-Jun 4
Moon May 30-Jun 4
N/A
KaleFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost Apr 16-May 7
Moon Apr 16, May 1- 7
N/A
KohlrabiFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
Frost Apr 23-30
Moon Apr 30
N/A
LettuceFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
Frost Apr 30-May 28
Moon Apr 30-May 15
N/A
OkraN/AN/AFrost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
OnionsN/AN/AFrost Apr 16-May 7
Moon Apr 17-29
OreganoFrost Mar 4-Apr 2
Moon Mar 4-18, Apr 1- 2
Frost May 14-Jun 4
Moon May 14-15, May 30-Jun 4
N/A
ParsleyN/AN/AFrost Apr 16-30
Moon Apr 16
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 23-May 14
Moon Apr 23-29
PeasN/AN/AFrost Apr 2-23
Moon Apr 2-16
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost May 7-28
Moon May 16-28
PumpkinsFrost Apr 23-May 7
Moon Apr 30-May 7
Frost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
N/A
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Mar 19-Apr 9
Moon Mar 19-31
RosemaryFrost Mar 4-19
Moon Mar 4-18
Frost May 21-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
N/A
SageFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost May 14-28
Moon May 14-15
N/A
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Apr 2-23
Moon Apr 2-16
Sweet PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jun 4-18
Moon Jun 15-18
Swiss ChardFrost Apr 2-16
Moon Apr 2-16
Frost Apr 23-30
Moon Apr 30
N/A
ThymeFrost Mar 4-Apr 2
Moon Mar 4-18, Apr 1- 2
Frost May 14-Jun 4
Moon May 14-15, May 30-Jun 4
N/A
TomatoesFrost Mar 19-Apr 2
Moon Apr 1- 2
Frost May 21-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Apr 16-May 7
Moon Apr 17-29
WatermelonsFrost Apr 16-23
Moon Apr 16
Frost May 28-Jun 11
Moon May 30-Jun 11
N/A
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost May 28-Jun 25
Moon May 30-Jun 14
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost May 28-Jun 25
Moon May 30-Jun 14

Planting Dates for Fall

On average, your first fall frost occurs on September 16 (at EDMONTON STONY PLAIN, AB climate station).
CropFrost Based on Frost Dates
Start Seeds Indoors by...Plant Seedlings Outdoors by...Start Seeds Outdoors by...
ArugulaN/AN/AFrost Aug 12
BeetsN/AN/AFrost Aug 2
Bell PeppersFrost Apr 3Frost June 4N/A
BroccoliFrost Jun 5Frost Jul 3N/A
CabbageFrost May 26Frost Jun 23N/A
CantaloupesN/AN/AFrost June 11
CarrotsN/AN/AFrost Jul 28
CauliflowerFrost Jun 5Frost Jul 3N/A
CeleryFrost Mar 25Frost June 4N/A
CornN/AN/AFrost June 18
CucumbersN/AN/AFrost Jun 13
EggplantsFrost Apr 3Frost June 11N/A
Green BeansN/AN/AFrost Jun 13
Jalapeño PeppersFrost Apr 23Frost Jun 18N/A
KaleFrost Jun 25Frost Jul 23N/A
KohlrabiN/AN/AFrost Jul 28
LettuceN/AN/AFrost Aug 7
OkraN/AN/AFrost June 11
ParsnipsN/AN/AFrost Jun 13
PeasN/AN/AFrost Jul 13
PotatoesN/AN/AFrost Jul 3
PumpkinsN/AN/AFrost June 11
RadishesN/AN/AFrost Aug 12
SpinachN/AN/AFrost Aug 22
Sweet PotatoesFrost Apr 14Frost June 18N/A
Swiss ChardN/AN/AFrost Aug 7
TomatoesFrost Apr 8Frost June 11N/A
TurnipsN/AN/AFrost Aug 7
WatermelonsN/AN/AFrost June 11
Winter SquashN/AN/AFrost June 25
ZucchiniN/AN/AFrost June 25